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Rainbow Reef

Rainbow Reef Snorkeling Lagoon

The only private snorkeling lagoon on O‘ahu, Rainbow Reef offers an up-close look at the many brightly colored fish found in the Hawaiian waters surrounding Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i.

  • The Rainbow Reef Experience

    Snorkel among colorful butterflyfish, angelfish, surgeonfish and tangs. Or, stay dry and behold the beautiful aquarium through glass. As you explore this underwater world, be sure to look out for special surprises, like Menehune—the mysterious “little people” of the Islands—and hidden carvings in the rocks.

    This serene snorkeling lagoon offers a safe environment where you can snorkel without worrying about unpredictable waves and currents. It's an ideal experience for beginners—or those simply seeking a soothing escape.

  • Convenient Location

    Perfectly positioned in the middle of Aulani and located mere moments from your room, Rainbow Reef offers an exciting saltwater snorkeling experience with hundreds of native fish. There's no need to leave the Resort to enjoy this vibrant underwater world!

  • Cost

    Rainbow Reef admission includes a life vest and a mask and snorkel set. Pricing is as follows:

    • One-Day Rental: $15 per adult (ages 10 and up); $10 per child (ages 9 and under)
    • Length-of-Stay Rental: $20 per adult (ages 10 and up); $15 per child (ages 9 and under)
  • Hours of Operation

    Rainbow Reef is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

  • Accessibility

    This pool area is equipped with a pool lift to assist Guests in transferring in and out of the water. Guests must be able to be transported from the chair into the lift unassisted, or with the assistance of a member of their party.

  • Water Temperature

    Aulani pools are heated year-round for Guest enjoyment. The waters of Rainbow Reef are approximately
    82 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit.

    As part of the Resort's LEED certification, the pools are heated by using the heat generated from HVAC units at Aulani.

Prices and hours of operation are subject to change.

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i

Please call (866) 443-4763 between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM
Pacific Time for assistance with your vacation.
Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

Seasonal Sample Rate Calendar

Our rates vary throughout the year based on vacation seasons. All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.

If you decide to change your travel dates, please close this window and then edit your dates using the booking module on the right hand side of the page.

  • Value Season – From $484
  • Regular Season – From $504
  • Peak Season - From $579
  • Holiday Season – From $659
Please note: Per night price is based on a standard room during the dates highlighted, and does not include tax. Prices and availability are not guaranteed, and prices are subject to change
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